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Nepal’s identity does not limit to these. Nepal is recognized in the world primarily for three things:-
– As a land of Mt. Everest – Birthplace of Gautam Buddha, apostle of peace, and – Land of the brave Gurkhas
Area:- 147,181 Sq. Kms.
Latitude/Longitude:- 26 degrees 12’ and 30 degree 27’ North/80 degree 4’ and 88 degree 12’ East.
Capital:- Kathmandu.
People:- 40 Ethnic Groups and 70 Spoken Languages.
Population:- 2,50,00,000 approx.
Political system:- Multiparty Democracy with a Ceremonial Monarch.
Topography:- From the world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki to highest point on earth The Everest.
Weather:
Climate ranges from Tropical in the low lands to Artic in higher altitudes.
Seasons:-
Summer (March – May) 22 – 36 degree C
Monsoon (June-August) 18 – 32 degree C
Autumn (September – November) 10-18 degree C
Winter (December – February) -1 – 15 degree C
Time:- Nepal time is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT